Swaby, Gio

Gio Swaby is an interdisciplinary visual artist born in Nassau, Bahamas in 1991. She graduated with an Associate of Arts degree in Fine Art from The College of The Bahamas and with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Film, Video and Integrated Media from Emily Carr University of Art and Design. Swaby's practice encompasses installation, textile, collage, performance and video. Her work has been shown in numerous solo and group exhibitions including Die Textile in Germany, We All Know Each Other in Vancouver, BC, National Exhibition (7 and 8) in The Bahamas and Nassau Calling in Austria. She has also received several awards including the Popop Junior Residency Prize and the President's Media Award for Best Installation at Emily Carr University's Graduate Exhibition. Swaby is currently based in Vancouver, BC